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PCuthbertJ1602.jpg
Seven RAF Aircrew in front of Lancaster CA-M partial serial number; “NG41[?]. John Cuthbert is second from the left.

PCuthbertJ1601.jpg
Eleven RAF personnel, some in flight gear, in front of a Lancaster with some of them sitting on bombs on a bomb trolley. John Cuthbert is second from right.

MFordTA1585520-170411-24.jpg
Actions to be performed by each crew member after the order to 'put on parachute' has been made.

MFordTA1585520-170411-22.jpg
A list of eight actions to be taken before ditching.

MFordTA1585520-170411-19.jpg
A list of actions to be taken during an emergency. Each crew member is listed with his position and emergency actions.

SFordTA1585520v10001.jpg
Extracts of letters from LAC T.A. Ford to his family. He writes about his course, exams, the weather, his social activities and about his friends and colleagues.

PFordTA17110061.pdf
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Hurricane breaking off after a fighter affiliation training.
Photo 2 is a view of the mid-upper gun turret from the astro-dome.

PFordTA17110053.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Harry in flying kit at the rear ladder of a Lancaster .
Photo 2 is six airmen in flying kit at the front of their aircraft, captioned 'Crew in front of Lancaster before going to Hamm 34th trip'.
Photo 3…

PFordTA17110052.pdf
Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a head and shoulders image of Terry Ford at the controls of a Stirling, captioned 'Myself landing a Stirling III at Con unit, Chedburgh'.
Photo 2 is Harry in the rear turret of a Stirling, captioned 'Harry…

PFordTA17040017.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is Reg Weedon, Navigator.
Photo 2 is Harry Fitzwater, Rear Gunner.
Photo 3 is Eddy Muller, Flight Engineer.
They are all in flying kit and positioned with their left foot on the the rear access ladder of a…

PFordTA17040005.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a view during take off from the bomb aimer's station.
Photo 2 is air gunner Paddy Glover in his mid-upper turret.
Photo 3 is wireless operator George Tredinnick looking out of the astro-dome.
Photo 4 is…

PEdgarAG19010117.jpg
A group of six airmen arranged in two rows in front of a brick building. On the reverse is written
'Left to Right
Bob the Navigator
Don the Rear Gunner
Allan the Air Bomber
Johnny the Mid Upper Gunner
Rid the Wireless Op
Myself'.
A second…

PEdgarAG19010051.jpg
Three airmen standing outside a brick building. On the reverse 'L to R Rid, Don, Johnny'.

PEdgarAG19010032.jpg
Alan Edgar and four of his wartime crew. They are standing under the Lancaster at RAF Scampton. On the reverse the five crew members are identified with their crew role.

PEllamsG16030002.jpg
First is of a crew of eight, standing by left mainwheel of a Stirling captioned 'The crew'. ' The crew of aircraft 'N' for Nan. no 199 Squadron from Nov 1944 till April 1945'.
Second is of ten individuals standing and kneeling in front of a…

PLawsonHA1605.jpg
12 airmen arranged in two rowsin front of their Halifax. The Halifax has the Ol'Ram nose art.

PLawsonHA1604.jpg
Four airmen, including Homer lawson, lined up in their uniforms. Identified by their brevets are an air gunner, flight engineer, observer (Homer Lawson) and the pilot (Canadian).

PLawsonHA1602.jpg
A painted wooden plaque with the nose art from Homer Lawson's Halifax. It features a ram's head snorting smoke and a swastika breaking apart. On the head is a maple leaf (the pilot was Canadian) and 'Go'tdam' Underneath is 'The Ol'Ram'. There is a 10…

PLawsonHA16010008.jpg
Nine images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is seven airmen standing in front of a Halifax.
Photo 2 is five airmen sitting and crouched on grass.
Photo 3 is an airman inside an aircraft.
Photo 4 is five airmen standing in front of a Nissen…

PLawsonHA16010003.jpg
Seven images from a photo album.
Photo 1 is three airmen and two airwomen sitting on the grass in front of a hut.
Photo 2 is seven airmen dressed in flying kit. Homer Lawson is identified with a cross. They are standing on a flat roof in front of a…

PWatsonPHC1702.pdf
Peter Watson in uniform with Air Gunner’s brevet and medal ribbons. Submitted with caption; PHC Watson Aged 22 1946.'

This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

PSimpsonF1703.jpg
Seven airmen at the nose of their Lancaster, 'Ollie's Bus'. Submitted with caption, “Frank's Crew. Center of photo - Ollie's pilot, 5th left HR Hardstaff (NAV), Ken Smale (Tail end Charlie) Frank is 6th from Left. 1944 – 45”.

PSimonFW1707.jpg
Six airmen standing at the rear entrance to a Lancaster PB96[?]. On the reverse each airmen is named.
Left to Right
Standing
Kieth Saladine Bomb aimer
Me (Uncle Ned) rear gunner
Squatting in door way
Bill Evans wireless op
Oswald (Snow) Barton…

PLambAM1508.jpg
Six airmen including Alexander Lamb grouped at the boarding hatch of a Lancaster. Annotated with 'navigator on leave'.
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